... Welllllll, I read a lot of these scary tonsillectomy posts, and now it's my turn as a post-op patient to report in. Here are MY tips and my therapeutic post-mortem. Hope this helps someone who is as terrified going into this surgery as I was.
Background: 26 yrs old. Tonsilitis/Infected Adenoids/Strep 4x im past year. Eventually became resistant to several antibiotics... (0 replies)
... I don't know if this will help anyone but here's my experience. I started having constant phlegm in the back of my throat around the time we had a really bad forest fire in the area so I thought it was because of the smoke in the air. ... (15 replies)
... Wow, very informative, well detailed post. Even though I am not the OP, I was just lurking on this thread to see if I can relate, and yes, I absolutely can.
I seem to have intermittent flare ups where my throat burns and I can see that the nerves are red and streaky. It looks like hell, to be honest! I had one ENT look at it but it wasn't inflamed at the time and he... (8 replies)
... I had the feeling something was lodged in my nasopharynx for about a week, but prior to that, I had the thick mucous plugs that I just couldn't seem to either spit up or swallow--for probably a year.
I tried everything, neti pot, antihistamines, throat lozenges, gargling--then came the medications--albuterol inhaler (for asthma like problem that developed), dulera... (8 replies)
... I have this exact same problem. Feel like I am drowning, have to "snort" to try and get some imaginary phlegm out of the back of my throat. Sometimes I hack as much as I can and still get nothing out though. ... (8 replies)
... Please let me know if you have found any answerss. I have had the exact same symptoms for six years and have not been able to figure it out. It all started with a terrible cold. I am constantly swallowing now, snorting, and coughing up the phlegm. I also have ear pain on right side of my face and face pain on that side. When I get a cold it is always worse on that side of... (15 replies)
... The only way to release the phlegm is to snort it which dislodges it, and it then clears. ... (15 replies)
... excess phlegm is a facial skin rash around the sinus area. ... (0 replies)
... Hi ...
Had my tonsils out when I was 5. I'm thinking that I might have some upper pulmonary thing going on. Thanks for responding ... ;) (2 replies)
... On the other side, I have an enlarged tonsil. That side constantly give me a gag feeling and also nausea, plus also constant phlegm, only on that side and only around that tonsil. ... (2 replies)
... In February, I developed a very bad sinus infection that also included the constant need to spit up thick dark green saliva. ... (1 replies)
... since many years. My nose is clear and no problem at all in breathing. Sometimes it takes hours to clear all mucus and my voice sounds a bit different because of constant work of my throat to clear the mucus. It is a bit hard to express in words how I feel. ... (2 replies)
... I have a problem with my throat. It seems like there is phlegm in the back of my throat that just sits there. I try to clear my throat or drink water and it will not leave. I have been to several doctors. ... (0 replies)
... I have the exact same problem, except it isn't Laryngopharyngeal Reflux. I wish it was, haha. My Post Nasal Drip developed in the Phoenix Arizona Desert after I moved there. I'm originally from from North Carolina. Now, even after I moved back to North Carolina. I'm still having the PND. It is extremely slowly getting better. I just hope that it gets fully better. (8 replies)
... well i manage to see one ent who put camera up my nose and said youve got
rhinosinituses or something or gave me flixonase nasules to use every night well ive been using these more 6 weeks with no improvement at all ..still snoting up green brown phelgym fro nasal passages its gross im getting scared thats its gonna kill me as its all day like and pressure in face ect and... (8 replies)
... So my CT scan showed a completely opacified left maxillary sinus & some opacification of other parts of the sinuses. But the nasopharynx was completely open, no problems.
I went for a septoplasty & FESS just because it was the only option available, I was hoping it would open up the sinuses and allow them to drain better. I thought the sinusitis might somehow be the source... (8 replies)
... I have very similar symptoms I've battled for 5 years. I started having what I believe to be sinus pressure five years ago when we moved from California to Denver. The pressure is relentless and daily. It used to go away when I would go back to sea level but doesn't now. I snort constantly and sometimes I am able to get phlemgn to come up but 80% of the time not. I have sinus... (8 replies)
... hi there everyone came across this post whilst searching google.
i have the exact same problem i think. i can feel mucus in the back of my nose or sinus area all the time which makes me snort really hard to get the junk outta my mouth if that sense i do it like so many times day its driving me crazy. a lot of the time the mucus i snort up is green yellow coloured or brown . ... (8 replies)
... This post is gonna be loooooong. Sorry about this.
I have had a similar sensation in the nasopharynx area for at least 15 years now, minus the snorting issue (although I think it's the same problem - I just keep trying to swallow instead of snorting). I'm 29 now. I've had my tonsils and adenoids removed. It isn't mucus or postnasal drip, I don't feel like there's any mucus... (8 replies)
... I have had exactly this problem since my early teens. I get a solid lump of mucous in/around Hiatus Semilunaris. It builds up every day, until it gets so unbearable. Over the years Ive been through all the ENT / Doctor Roundabout, even had Septoplasti, but nothing worked. I even 'saved' up the buildup and cleared and produced in the doctors presence, and for some reason he got... (15 replies)